Baha'í Faith

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Baha'í Faith

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Baha'í

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(Other Non-Christian Religions) a religious system founded in 1863 by Baha'ullah, based on Babism and emphasizing the value of all religions and the spiritual unity of all mankind. See Babism
Baˈha'ist, Baˈha'ite adj, n
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He engaged the International Labor Organization in the 1950s and would, for a time, even convert to the Baha'i religion, then in ascendance in rural Bolivia.
Mohsen Kadivar, a dissident cleric who now lives in North Carolina, noted that although the Baha'i religion is not recognized in Iran's Constitution, it is also not outlawed.
During the period from 1991 to 2014, Srostani has sought with a foreign country (Israel) represented in what is called the Universal House of Justice that he works to its advantage, to spread the Baha'i Religion in the territory of the Republic of Yemen, the prosecution said in the indictment, considering that harms Yemen's political status and its independence and territorial integrity.
Officials from Al-Azhar and the ministry discriminate against members of the Baha'i religion or against the followers of the Shi'a sect, he added.
Stockman (director, Wilmette Institute on the Baha'i Faith) introduces the general reader to the development and principles of the Baha'i religion, which has its beginnings in the writings of The Bab (1819-1850) and his follower, Bahaullah(1817-1892), the founder of the Baha'i faith.
This is how Nobel Peace Prize recipient Shirin Ebadi defines the repression carried out by Iran's Ayatollah regime against the followers of the Baha'i religion, which for years has continued to grow more severe .
The deviation movement is like the Baha'i religion, only bigger and more dangerous
Furthermore, it operates and arranges its material based on principles of the Baha'i religion.
The Bab was executed by a firing squad in Tabriz in 1850, but within a few years his post-Islamic religion was resurrected in a new form by Mirza Husayn 'Ali Nuri (1817-92), the founder of the now globally diffused Baha'i religion.
Diverse authors like Joseph Smith Neale Donald Walsch and William Sears have previously made this point but unlike the Conversations With God books or the Baha'i religion which tolerates different faiths as "windows in the same church" the Cavills strive to convert their Japanese students from Shintoism to Christianity.
Summary: Iran will put on trial seven members of the banned Baha'i religion on charges of spying for arch-foe Israel, the official IRNA news agency reported Saturday.
This action precluded Baha'i enrollment in state-run universities, since a tenet of the Baha'i religion is not to deny one's faith.